The all important timetable for the forthcoming Royal Wedding on 29th April 2011 have been formally announced – in typical Royal fashion its very specific and it should most certainly run exactly to time!
So, get hanging out that bunting and planning your special wedding celebration – here is how the day will unfold:
Image courtesy of kateandwilliamwedding.info
The following timings have been confirmed for the royal wedding day on 29 April:
Between 0815 BST and 0945 BST – The general congregation will arrive at the Great North Door of Westminster Abbey.
From 0950 BST – Prime Ministers and Governors-General of various Commonwealth countries, the Diplomatic Corps and other guests arrive at the Abbey.
1010 BST – Prince William and Prince Harry leave Clarence House for Westminster Abbey.
1015 BST – Prince William and Prince Harry arrive at the Abbey.
1020 BST – Members of foreign royal families arrive at Westminster Abbey from Buckingham Palace.
1020 BST – Kate Middleton’s mother, Carole, and brother, James, leave the Goring Hotel for Westminster Abbey.
1025 BST – Minor members of the Royal Family leave Buckingham Palace for Westminster Abbey.
1035 BST – The Duke of York and his daughters, Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie, leave for Westminster Abbey along with the Earl and Countess of Wessex, the Princess Royal and Vice-Admiral Timothy Laurence.
1038 BST – The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall leave Clarence House for Westminster Abbey.
1040 BST – The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh leave Buckingham Palace for Westminster Abbey.
1048 BST – The bridesmaids and pages leave the Goring Hotel for Westminster Abbey.
1051 BST – The bride, accompanied by her father Michael, leaves the Goring Hotel for Westminster Abbey.
1100 BST – The marriage service begins and is relayed by speakers along the route.
1215 BST – The carriage procession of the bride and bridegroom with a captain’s escort of the Household Cavalry, followed by The Queen’s procession with a sovereign’s escort of the Household Cavalry, leaves Westminster Abbey for Buckingham Palace.
1230 BST – The bride’s carriage procession arrives at Buckingham Palace.
1240 BST – Members of the Royal Family and members of foreign royal families arrive at Buckingham Palace.
1325 BST – The Queen and the bride and bridegroom, together with their families, appear on the balcony.
1330 BST – Fly past by the Royal Air Force and Battle of Britain Memorial Flight.
Information courtesy of bbc.co.uk
How will you be celebrating? We would love to hear all about your plans. We are planning a family day with the girlies – house all to be decked out with lots of appropriate decorations, pink fizz on the go and lots of yummy food for a lovely lunch and watching the events unfold.
Enjoy it – could be a long wait for the next one!